Sep 17, 2014 02:59 AM
It’s pointless to have an academy for umpires if the menace of chucking in domestic cricket is not weeded out, writes Makarand Waingankar It is common news by now that Saeed Ajmal, the Pakistan spin bowler, is banned for an illegal bowling ac
Sep 17, 2014 02:54 AM
The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Tuesday cleared the women’s 4x100m and 4x400m relay teams to travel with the rest of the Indian athletes to Incheon for the Asian Games. The athletics squad will leave for Korea on Sunday. The AFI, whic
Sep 17, 2014 02:52 AM
A few years ago, she was hailed as the girl who would take over from Anju Bobby George. Mayookha Johny was very young then, talented, had some big jumps to her name and she promised a lot more.Her career graph during her early years, when she was coached b
Sep 17, 2014 02:47 AM
Vijay’s K.B. Arun Karthick progressed to his second double century of the season on the second day of the TNCA first division Elite Group match against Globe Trotters here on Tuesday.Karthick — he went past 700 runs for the season — notch
Sep 17, 2014 02:47 AM
It has been Anand Amritraj’s dream to captain the Indian Davis Cup team all along. When he received a call from his son, Stephen in September last year, he was pleasantly surprised. “I was speechless with excitement. This is something I always
Sep 17, 2014 02:42 AM
The main draw of the Champions League T20 could not have featured a more exciting opener than the one between the star-studded line-ups of Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. The two teams will clash under lights at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium h
Sep 17, 2014 02:40 AM
It is said that the current era in sports is one of instant gratification. Longevity comes at a premium. It seems an athlete like Steve Redgrave or Carl Lewis or Ryan Giggs, with a career spanning decades, is hard to come by.Closer home, Sachin Tendulkar w
Sep 17, 2014 02:39 AM
The second day of the Indian Open wild card entry tournament produced a few absorbing contests here on Tuesday evening. Neeraj Kumar, who was involved in a close match against Pankaj Advani on Monday, got the better of Manish Jain 4-3. Tamil Nadu’
Sep 17, 2014 02:31 AM
Knock defending champion Mumbai Indians out Northern Knights marched majestically into the main draw of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 at the Shahid Veer Narayan Singh stadium here on Tuesday night. Winning all its three games in the qualifiers hand
Sep 16, 2014 09:08 PM
Star Sports have withdrawn from the sponsorship deal worth Rs 1.5 crore with the Mumbai Cricket Association in the wake of adverse reports in the media, MCA honorary vice-president Ravi Savant announced on Tuesday. Media reports in a daily newspaper quote
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